While there’s no shortage of things to do in Orlando, you’ll need a good breakfast to start your day before you start checking off Central Florida’s famous springs, golf courses, and amusement parks from your itinerary.

Don’t worry; you won’t have to stray too far from your vacation rental. There are plenty of great breakfast spots nearby. Whether you want just a pastry and coffee for a quick bite, a classic breakfast of eggs and pancakes, or a lavish brunch with cocktails — we have you covered.

Here are the ten best breakfast spots in Orlando to start your day with something tasty!

Keke’s Breakfast Cafe

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  • Address: 7512 Dr. Phillips Boulevard, Suite 100, Orlando
  • Website: kekes.com
  • Price Point: $$
  • Favorite Menu Items: Banana Caramel Pecan Stuffed French Toast and Greek Omelet

Where the locals go to start their day, Keke’s Breakfast Cafe is a cozy spot that serves up all your breakfast food favorites, plus some must-try house specialties. Keke’s made-from-scratch menu features all the classics like eggs, waffles, and pancakes, but they are best known for their more decadent dishes.

If you want to start your day with something sweet, Keke’s signature stuffed French toast is a fan favorite. You’ll have your choice of fillings, including apple-cinnamon and raspberry, but the most popular, by far, is the banana caramel pecan — for a dessert-worthy breakfast treat!

If you prefer savory over sweet, try Keke’s famous Greek omelet, made with fresh spinach and feta cheese, another dish that never disappoints. There’s something for everyone on the menu!

Se7en Bites

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  • Address: 617 N Primrose Drive, Orlando
  • Website: se7enbites.com
  • Price Point: $$
  • Favorite Menu Items: “Mini Pearl” Chicken and Waffles and Biscuits and Gravy

Known for their funky retro artwork and multiple appearances on The Food Network, Se7en Bites is one of the most famous breakfast spots in Orlando. Their claim to fame? Drool-worthy comfort food classics like biscuits and gravy, chicken and waffles, fried green tomatoes, and their famous oatmeal cream pies.

Want to turn breakfast into brunch? Just add a cocktail. Try one of their famous jalapeno bloody marys or orange blossom beer mimosas.

And, of course, grabbing something from the bakery is a must. You can’t go wrong with their fresh-baked oatmeal cream pies, bread pudding, or the pie that made them famous — Vanilla Bean Bourbon Bacon Nighttime SkyPie. A dessert that’s as full of flavor as it is words! But, come early, they tend to sell out every day.

Hash House A Go Go

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  • Address: 5350 International Drive, Orlando
  • Website: hashhouseagogo.com
  • Price Point: $$
  • Favorite Menu Items: Hashes, Twisted Flapjacks, and BLT Bloody Mary

With deliciously fun food and a funky atmosphere, Hash House A Go Go is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. The breakfast menu features all the classics you know and love, plus some creative dishes.

You can’t go wrong trying any of their signature Hashes, served in a cast iron skillet with crispy potatoes, eggs, and toppings of your choice. Or, try the Twisted Flapjacks, served in fun flavors like blueberry, cinnamon roll, and Snickers.

In the mood for a cocktail with your meal? Or, should we say a meal with your cocktail — try the ever-popular BLT Bloody Mary, a bloody mary featuring all the fixings of a BLT sandwich. It is by far their most popular, and likely most “Instagrammed” drink!

Dixie Belle’s Cafe

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  • Address: 7125 South Orange Avenue, Orlando
  • Website: dixiebellescafe.com
  • Price Point: $$
  • Favorite Menu Items: Biscuits and Gravy, Fried Catfish Breakfast, and Sweet Potato Biscuits

A cozy, country cafe featuring Southern breakfast specialties, Dixie Belle’s Cafe is a must-try if you’re looking for some old-fashioned comfort food for breakfast. You’ll still find all the breakfast usuals like egg dishes and waffles, but their signature Southern dishes are what put Dixie’s on the map. The biscuits and gravy, fried catfish breakfast, and fried chicken and waffles are just a few of their most famous breakfast items.

No matter what you order at Dixie Belle’s, your meal is not complete without a side of their famous sweet potato biscuits. You can even order some extra to-go for enjoying in your vacation rental later, which, trust us, you’ll want to do!

Shakers American Cafe

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  • Address: 1308 Edgewater Drive, Orlando
  • Website: shakerscafe.com
  • Price Point: $
  • Favorite Menu Items: Eggs Benedict and Grilled Blueberry Muffins

Voted “Best Breakfast in Orlando” numerous times, Shakers American Cafe has been a local favorite for over 25 years. Shakers serve up all your breakfast favorites like eggs benedict, western omelets, and fluffy buttermilk pancakes. If you’re in the mood for something lighter, you’ll also find bagels, croissants, fresh fruit, and more.

Shakers’ signature grilled blueberry muffins are also a delightful must-try; you’ll never want to go back to plain old baked muffins again. Not looking for breakfast? You can still pop in anytime to grab a muffin and a cup of coffee for a midday pick-me-up.

Veg’n Out

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  • Address: 6982 Lake Nona Blvd, Suite 104, Orlando
  • Website: vegnoutnow.com
  • Price Point: $$
  • Favorite Menu Items: Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie Bowl, Avocado Toast, and Fresh Juice.

Looking for vegan breakfast options in Orlando? Whether you’re vegan or just looking for a lighter bite for breakfast, Veg’n Out has you covered. From organic cold-pressed juices and smoothies to Acai bowls and gourmet toasts, you’ll find plenty of fresh, healthy, and even gluten-free options at Veg’n Out.

The popular strawberry shortcake smoothie bowl, made with fresh fruit and oats topped with homemade granola and coconut whipped cream, will have you feeling like you’re eating dessert for breakfast.

For a heartier bite, try one of their avocado toasts topped with a crispy coconut bacon that you’ll have a hard time believing is plant-based.

The Salty Donut

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  • Address: 3025 Corrine Dr, Orlando
  • Website: saltydonut.com
  • Price Point: $
  • Favorite Menu Items: Gourmet Donuts and Coffee

Who doesn’t love donuts for breakfast? The Salty Donut is a must-try when you want to sweeten your morning routine. This small donut shop has become a cult sensation since its inception as a food truck that quickly grew into eight locations and counting. You’ll find a rotating menu of gourmet flavors like salted brown butter and blueberry crumb cake, along with classics like traditional glazed and chocolate cake donuts.

If you’re looking for something a little less sweet and more ‘breakfasty,’ try one of their signature bagel and cream cheese puffs or savory egg and cheese turnovers. Of course, what’s breakfast without coffee — you’ll find fun flavors like cinnamon cereal milk and salted caramel to liven up your coffee at The Salty Donut.

White Wolf Cafe

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  • Address: 1829 N Orange Ave, Orlando
  • Website: whitewolfcafe.com
  • Price Point: $$
  • Favorite Menu Items: “Hungry Like the Wolf” Breakfast and Build-Your-Own Omelets

With colorful, funky decor and a menu of foodie favorites, White Wolf Cafe has been a local favorite for over 30 years. You’ll find all the breakfast classics like eggs benedict and French toast, plus their ever-popular build-your-own-omelet, “Colossal” pancakes, and the “Hungry Like the Wolf,” which features a little bit of everything.

For a sweet morning treat, White Wolf Cafe’s cinnamon buns are a must-try. These jumbo cinnamon buns are baked fresh to order and smothered in decadent vanilla icing. Paired with a cappuccino or espresso — there’s no better way to start your day!

Le Cafe de Paris

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  • Address: 5170 Dr. Phillips Blvd, Orlando
  • Website: shopcafeparis.com
  • Price Point: $$
  • Favorite Menu Items: Croque Madame Breakfast Sandwich, Quiche, and Lemon Crepes

For breakfast with a French twist, head to Le Cafe de Paris. Here you can indulge in famous French favorites like the Croque Madame with eggs, ham, and Swiss cheese, or try the sweet lemon crepes. Of course, you can’t go wrong trying the quiche du jour or ordering a classic croissant or French pastry.

In addition to all delicious French dishes and baked goods, you can also build your own omelets or crepes with an assortment of fillings, including fresh veggies, meats, and cheeses. Le Cafe de Paris is a great spot for breakfast, brunch, or when you want a light lunch or afternoon coffee and a pastry.

903 Mills Market Cafe

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  • Address: 903 South Mills Ave, Orlando
  • Website: 903millsmarketcafe.com
  • Price Point: $
  • Favorite Menu Items: Breakfast Pizza, Pancakes, and The Big Boy Breakfast Burrito

As much of a friendly neighborhood hangout as it is a restaurant, 903 Mills Market Cafe serves up breakfast favorites made by friendly locals. Enjoy a slice of their famous breakfast pizza, a plate of tasty pancakes, or try a “Big Boy” — the breakfast burrito of your dreams!

903 Mills Market Cafe is a favorite among locals and the perfect spot for a laid-back breakfast or breezy brunch on their outdoor patio. In a hurry? You can also grab coffee, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, smoothies, and more for a quick bite.

Rise and Shine in Orlando

Stay close to Disney and Universal theme parks and of course, all the best breakfast spots when you plan your stay with Element Vacation Homes

You’ll have access to premium amenities like resort-style pools, home theaters, arcade games, elaborately themed rooms that the kids will love, and so much more. 

And, if you decide to stay in and whip up your own breakfast, you’ll have a fully stocked kitchen available. Enjoy all the comforts of home with all the fun of being on vacation.